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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER G, 1912.
FIGHT FLIES IN
Damage Done by Fire
There was srent excitement nmonir
employes of the Government Hospital
for the Insane when flro wns discovered
on the grounds lant night. Only the
cool and determined cfTorts of the em
ployee, who formed n bucket brigade,
suppressed It beforo It became- danger
ous. The flro wns In n. largo frame struc
ture used to house tlio asylum loco
motive, and It was discovered at 6:30
o'clock by employes of the power and
heating plant. The building Is not con
tiguous to anv of the dormitories and
that source of danger was escaped. The
employes' flro brigade, with steamer
engine and hoso reel, responded prompt
ly, and tho Congress Heights Chemical
Fire Engine Company Na 5 was rushed
to the' burning building: Thirty em
ployes engaged In tho flro fighting.
AH Incipient panic among the Inmates
was averted by tho fact that tho flro
ns not allowed to gain any headway.
Damage to tho building amounted to
1701) and to the online used for hauling
supplies from the main line of tho rail
road, about J 1. 000. Tho cause of the
flames has not been ascertained.
Mrs. Lillian Y. Charters
Granted a Divorce
'VVnshlngtonhins nro Interested In the
dhorci. granted In Trenton, N. J tills
week, to Mrs. Lillian Young Charters,
daughter of Lieut, den. H. 11. II. Young,
retired, rovernor of the Hnlrilera' irmnn
from Charles Charters, a former actor
wnom sno married rourtocn jcars ago
According to her father, Mrs. Char
ters hue never lived In Wnslilngton, al
though she has many friends and ac
quaintances here. Tim uecreu wj
granted on the grounds of desertion,
although a more BerluJs charge was
orltUnally nuida by Mrs. Charter), but
not presscil. Mrs. Chnrtem was gtvon
permission to resume her maiden name.
It dovcloped In the testimony thnt
Mr. and Mis. Charters wero on tho
stago when they wero married. Subset!
quntly they li-canio Christian Hcluneo
practitioners, and made their home on
I.onx Island for some time, tho wife
till retaining her rcsldenco there,
Carolina Getting Busy.
COLUMBIA. S. C, Nov. 6. Plans to
raise a $W,0OO fund to bn used In ex
ploiting tho resqurces of South Carolina
with n view to attracting capital and
desirable settlers wero outlined nt tho
annual meeting hero todav nf tho South
Carolina Chamber of Commercp. A part
of the fund Is to be devoted also to tho
development of sclcntltlo agriculture In
the various counties.
Democrats in Virginia City Are Not Proud of Showing
Made, Even Though Their Candidates Were
WASHINGTON TIMES DOIIEAU,
ALnXANDIlIA, VA.i NOV. .
Whllo Alexandria Democrats aro re
joicing today over tho overwhelming
victory of their National ticket, they
nro disappointed at the small voto cast
In Alexandria. Although every effort
wns made by tho Wilson. Marshall and
Carlln Club and the ossjr- democratic
commltteo to get out tho vote, only
1,301 votes wero polled for tho Presi
dential ticket. For tho Congressional
ticket, 1,1M votes were cast. The smaU
number was due to the fact that the
names of tho candidates for Congress
were placed at tho bottom of tho long
Presidential ticket, and were overlooked
by many voters.
The result of the Presidential elec
tion was as follows: Wilson, 00; Taft,
132; Roosevelt, 111; Debs, 9.
For Congress. Charles C. Carlln, nt
Alexandria, far outdistanced Frank T,
Kvnns, thu Progressive candidate, the
lesults being: Carlln, 1,015; Evans, M,
The amendments to tho constitution
providing for tho re-election of clt
treasurers and commissioners of reve
nue, nnd permitting cities to havo a
commission form of government wero
carried almost unanimously.
The voto In Alexandria county wn!
Wilson, 316; Itoosevelt, 1(3, Tuft, t.C;
Carlln, 441;. Evans. 123; Fling. "7.
Cnmrressman Carlln swent the Klffhth
Congressional fllstrlct. being elected for
tne tniru term.
Alexandria Is deserted by the members
of tho legal' profession today, as prac
tically all the lawyers are attending
the fall quarterly meeting of tho Dor
Association of' tho Sixth Judicial dis
trict, which Is being held at Alexandria
court house. The association met at H
o'clock, when a business meeting was
held. At 1 o'clock the members wero
entertained at a buffet luncheon given
by Charles I. Sims.
C. JoncB nixey, former president and
treasurer of the Virginia Safe Deposit
and Trust Corporation, who has been
Indicted for the emheszlement of funds
of that Institution, and who Is now an
Inmate of the Western State Insnno
Asylum, at Ktaunton. Is rapidly Improv
ing, physically and mentally, according
to n letter from Dr. J. 8. DcJarnetta,
superintendent of thut Institution, to
Novell 8. Greenaway, clerk of the cor
poration court. Mr. Greenaway was di
rected last week by Judge Louis C.
Ilarley to Inquire Into Mr. Illxey's con
dition. According to Dr. DeJarncttc.
Mr Illxey Is working ns a carpenter on
the addition to the hospital. As soon
ns he la completely recovered It Is ex
pected that he will be brought back to
Alexandria to face trial on tho Indict
ments against htm.
Alexandria had a quiet day yesterday
so far as disturbances wero concerned
and tho plolca had but llttlo troublo.
Lalo yesterday evening they arrested
a Wilson supporter, and Clarenco una ,
Hobcrt Ford, two Hull Mooso adherents, j
wno resorted to thclrflsts to settle an
election bet. All foaTforfoltcd 13 collateral.
Ten Directors Out of Eight
een Candidates Are to
II. Ii. Leo Camp of Confederate Vet
erans arc making preparations for their
annual celebration of Hobert K. Lee and
the following commltteo on arrange
ments has been appointed: O. William
Itamsay, Edgar Wurfleld. sr., J. W.
Hammond, and 13. C, Graham. A num
ber of members of tho ramp will ut
tend tho reception to be tendered by the
Southern Itcllef Society of Washington
to the national officers of the U. D. C.
on noxt Monday night from to 10
o'clock, An Invitation having been ex
tended tho camp.
Evi Portner, colored, aged ten, was
shot by AHm Stewart, a colored boy
seventeen years old, this morning at 9
o'clock, near tho corner of Columbus
and Jefferson streets. The clrl was
taken to the Alexandria Hospital and
la badly wounded In the face, neck and
arms. According to tho statement of
witnesses, Stewart was walking on tho
atrect Tvlth the gun In his hand. Tho
girl stopped lilm and said: "AM right,
Albert, here's a good mnrlf. Take a
shot." Tho boy raised tho gun and
tired. He has not been arrested.
Of Appraisers' Board
Tho task of organizing tho probo of
tho general board of appraisers will bo
taken up again today In Now York by
Aitnnt Atlnrnev General W. T. Denl-
son and Felix Frankfurter, law officer
of tho Hurcuu ot insular jwiuirs. a
session will bo held tomorrow.
Mr Frankfurter will then return to
Washington to prepare to go to the
Panama canal zone with Secretary of
War Stlmson November 13. Tho Inves
tigation of the board of appraisers cov
ers the question of present efficiency,
of legislation for Improved servlco and
maladministration or malfeasance In
office. If thcro havo been acts of that
33 years. Removes all desire for drink
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The annual meeting of the Hoard of
Trade will be held In the large ball
room ot tho Wlllard Monday night at 8
o'clock, Notices to that effect are being
sent the members today.
Plans for tho meeting, which Is tho
most Important of the year for tho
Hoard of Trade, are alonr the lines
that havo been followed for several
y.ears. Tho president's report wnl le
Mow brlclly tho reports of tho various
committees. The full commltteo reports
will be taken up at later meetings. Fol
lowing the president's report will como
the reports of the secretary and the
treirurer. Then tho ballot will bo token
for directors. Ten directors arc 'to be
iiieLieil from the eighteen nominees.
No one whoso dues are In arrears will
bt allowed to vote. One hour will he
Allowed for balloting, and while tho
tlectlrn Is In progress and the votes am
being canvassed, a buffet supper will
be nerved. ,
Tho membership committee of the
A Practical Demonstration of
Cooking by Electricity
In the modern cafe, at 1411
Pennsylvania avenue, of which
Mr. Gus Buchholz is the proprie
tor, electricity is put to many
different uses. Electric fans,
electric coffee percolators, elec
tric cigar lighter, electric lights,
and an electric elevator are some
of the things which it operates.
The. most interesting purpose,
however, which it serves at this
place is the cooking of food.
While the complete electric grill
and range were constructed es
pecially to meet the particular
needs of this cafe and to conform
to the ideas of the proprietor,
electric ranges and Cooking ap
pliances of stock steeS and pat
terns can be had which will meet
every requirement of the house
hold and of the usual restaurant
Electric cooking is most sani
tary no gases or odors to spoil
the flavor of the food. The elec
tricity is transformed into heat
that is loo per cent pure. Au
thorities on cooking tell us that
the most satisfactory results are
obtained from electricity, owing
to the uniformity and even dis
tribution of the heat.
For Information Ask
Telephone Main 7260 213 14th St. N. W.
Hoard of Trade celebrated tho attain,
in en t of their goal of 1,000 members by
lunching at the Ebbltt today at 12:10
Tomorrow nfternoon nt 4 o'clock tho
commltteo on rivers and harbors will
meet In tho Hoard of Trade rooms. The
next International Congress of Rivera
and Harbors meets In Washington and
plans for tho entertainment of tho con
gress will be discussed this afternoon.
Subscriptions to tho campaign for
furthering tho McMillan park extension
Plan wero not as large today as on tho
other days since tho campaign began,
due. It Is thought, to the excitement of
election day. There wero four sub
scriptions received, however, from CI.
W. Harris, rc. 8. Coldren, Charles B.
Tubby, and William K. Shannon.
The Cltlsens' Itellef Association will
hold its annual meeting this afternoon
nt 4 o'clock In tho Hoard of Trade
rooms. Tho election of officers will bo
held and reports of tho various commit
tees and ofllccrs received.
Duchess de Chaulnes and
Young Duke Are Here
Tho Duchess do Chaiilnes, who was
Miss Theodora Shonts, and her son, the
Due de Chaulnes, are marking a several
weeks' visit to Washington at tho Hotel
Powhatan. Miss Margaret BhonU, of
New York, sister ot tho duchess, Join
ed her today.
The young duke, who Is only five
years of age, has an ey nffcctlon which
will require an operatldn In a few
years, and Is undor the case of Dr.
W. If. Wljmcr In tho city.
Award, for $6.95
After tracing the family tree of Mor
ris Hayes, an enlisted man of the Four
teenth (colored) heavy artillery of.
North Carolina, from the. civil war to
the present time, the Comptroller of tho
Treasury decided yesterday that there
Is duo Mrs. Marx Ellen Simpson, of
Kelly, N. C.r his heir, a claim of ts.j,
representing the proceeds with Interest
from tho sale by the Government of thu
soldier's effects after ha had been
killed In battle.
To Have Reception
A reception to new members Into tho
Sodality of tho Hleased Virgin of St
Patrick's Catholic Church will ba given
Kunday afternoon at 4 o'clock as a
climax to tho retreat which Is now bo
ng conducted for tho women of Ut.
Patrick's parish. The Sodality, In
charge of the Itov. James A. Smyth,
and which numbers about 1,200 women,
expects tu take In at least 100 new
High mass at St. Patrick's Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock will be celebrated
by the llev. John M. McNamarn. The
Itcv. Smyth, who Is conducting the ro
treat, will preach.
The retreat for the men of the pariah
opens Sunday night at 7:30 o'clock.
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